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The Wrath of the Lamb and the Coming Tribulation

March 11, 2015 Save Article


Revelation 6 (Program 2342DVD, Airing on 5/1 & 5/8)

    1. A warning Jesus gave about the Great Tribulation.
      1. Matthew 24:21
    2. Jesus received from the hand of God a book or scroll with seven seals.
  2. FIRST SEAL: MILITANT CONQUEST (Revelation 6:1-2)
    1. The four beasts or the four living ones (Revelation 4:7)
      1. Believed to represent Cherubims.
      2. Each one reflects the glory of God.
    2. The white horse and the rider (Revelation 6:2)
      1. This rider represents the antichrist.
        1. The white horse represents a conqueror.
        2. The bow is a symbol of power.
        3. The crown represents dominion.
    3. Jesus spoke of the coming of the antichrist.
      1. John 5:43
    4. The Old Testament describes the antichrist.
      1. Daniel 8:25
    1. The red horse
      1. This horse represents war and destruction.
    2. A spirit of hatred will ensue.
      1. Brother will kill brother and fathers will kill their sons.
        1. Ezekiel 38:21
  4. THIRD SEAL: MEAGER CROPS (Revelation 6:5-6)
    1. The black horse
      1. This horse represents famine.
    2. Famine follows war.
    3. This will be a time of limited productivity and economic deprivation.
      1. Matthew 24:19
  5. FOURTH SEAL: MANIFOLD CARNAGE (Revelation 6:7-8)
    1. The pale horse
      1. This horse represents death.
    2. All part of a chain reaction.
      1. Sin causes hatred - hatred causes war and bloodshed - war brings famine - famine produces death after death comes Hell and the judgment.
  6. FITH SEAL: MARTYRED CHRISTIANS (Revelation 6:9-11)
    1. There will be people saved during the Great Tribulation.
      1. These people will pay a great price by refusing the mark of the beast.
        1. Matthew 24:9
      2. The guillotine will become an instrument of death.
        1. Revelation 20:4
      3. The body may be destroyed but not the soul.
        1. Matthew 10:28
    2. If you willingly refuse Jesus now, you will not receive Him during the Great Tribulation.
      1. You will believe a lie, brought on by delusion.
        1. 2 Thessalonians 2:11
  7. SIXTH SEAL: MASSIVE CATACLYSMS (Revelation 6:12-14)
    1. The forces of nature will be let loose upon the ungodly.
      1. Great darkness
      2. Stars will fall to Earth.
        1. Asteroids
      3. Heavens will depart like a scroll.
        1. A possible nuclear blast
    2. People will pray to nature instead of God for relief.
      1. Revelation 6:15-16
  8. CONCLUSION (Revelation 6:12-14)
    1. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
    2. The Great Tribulation is coming and there has never been a
      time like it. But God has provided, through Jesus Christ, a way out.
      1. 1 Thessalonians 5:9


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